“A Feeling of Indignation Rises in My Soul”: Charlotte Forten Grimké’s Poetic Protest

Date: 

March 29, 2020, 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Location: 

Hamilton Hall, 9 Chestnut Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Join Emerita Professor of Education at Salem State University, Mary-Lou Breitborde, for a look at the writings of Charlotte Forten Grimké, the difficult world she navigated with dignity and effect, and the role that Salem played in her story. Following the lecture at 3:15pm will be a walking tour with Salem State Professor of English, Lucinda Damon-Bach, to explore some of the places Charlotte Forten Grimke wrote about in her journal. 

Free for all. Registration for walking tour is first-come, first-served at the event, as space is limited. 

This event is hosted by Essex Heritage and Hamilton Hall